The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 69 112 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.45% 9.61% 11.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.11% 33.43% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 97 90
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
237 335 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.72% 28.76% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 173 287 291
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -2 15 £75,000 +42.85%
Colchester 0 13 £41,000 +2.50%
Chelmsford -2 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Witham - 5 £35,000 -
Basildon +5 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Harwich - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 133 (71.51%) Windows
2 68 (36.56%) VMware
3 63 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (32.26%) UNIX
4 60 (32.26%) Cisco
5 58 (31.18%) Firewall
6 50 (26.88%) Oracle
7 49 (26.34%) Finance
8 42 (22.58%) SQL
9 37 (19.89%) Red Hat
10 35 (18.82%) Xen
11 34 (18.28%) SQL Server
12 31 (16.67%) SAN
13 28 (15.05%) Apache
14 27 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (12.90%) Relational Database
15 24 (12.90%) Perl
16 23 (12.37%) PL/SQL
16 23 (12.37%) Oracle Database
17 21 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (10.75%) NetApp
19 19 (10.22%) .NET
19 19 (10.22%) RDBMS
20 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (9.68%) Microsoft
20 18 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
21 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
21 16 (8.60%) SLA
21 16 (8.60%) Python
21 16 (8.60%) IIS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (15.05%) Apache
2 16 (8.60%) IIS
3 14 (7.53%) JBoss
4 10 (5.38%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.84%) GlassFish
6 7 (3.76%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.69%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) AWD
2 4 (2.15%) Magento
2 4 (2.15%) SAP Business One
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (31.18%) Firewall
2 31 (16.67%) SAN
3 14 (7.53%) VoIP
3 14 (7.53%) WAN
3 14 (7.53%) NAS
4 13 (6.99%) DNS
5 12 (6.45%) Internet
6 11 (5.91%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.91%) LAN
7 9 (4.84%) Intranet
8 7 (3.76%) DHCP
8 7 (3.76%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.69%) DWDM
9 5 (2.69%) MPLS
9 5 (2.69%) OSPF
9 5 (2.69%) BGP
9 5 (2.69%) SDH
9 5 (2.69%) BIG-IP
9 5 (2.69%) Multicast
9 5 (2.69%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 23 (12.37%) Oracle Database
4 19 (10.22%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (4.30%) MySQL
7 7 (3.76%) SQLPlus
7 7 (3.76%) Firebird
7 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.61%) TKPROF
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.54%) OLTP
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Subversion
2 6 (3.23%) JIRA
2 6 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (2.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.54%) MSTest
4 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (26.34%) Finance
2 15 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.30%) Automotive
4 6 (3.23%) Marketing
4 6 (3.23%) Law
4 6 (3.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (26.88%) Administrator
2 38 (20.43%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (11.29%) DBA
3 21 (11.29%) Oracle DBA
4 19 (10.22%) Analyst
5 16 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.91%) Developer
9 8 (4.30%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.30%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Architect
10 7 (3.76%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.76%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) Server Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.23%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.22%) .NET
2 9 (4.84%) Middleware
3 6 (3.23%) HTML
3 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.23%) ODBC
4 5 (2.69%) CSS
5 3 (1.61%) SOAP
5 3 (1.61%) Web Services
5 3 (1.61%) XML
5 3 (1.61%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.61%) LINQ
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.08%) jQuery
6 2 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.76%) Client/Server
1 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.23%) IVR
2 6 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.69%) Equities
4 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.15%) Open Source
4 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.08%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.54%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 133 (71.51%) Windows
2 60 (32.26%) UNIX
3 21 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.91%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.30%) CentOS
8 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.69%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.15%) Android
9 4 (2.15%) Solaris
10 3 (1.61%) AIX
10 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
3 16 (8.60%) Service Delivery
4 14 (7.53%) Migration
4 14 (7.53%) System Testing
5 13 (6.99%) ITIL
6 12 (6.45%) OO
7 10 (5.38%) Project Management
8 8 (4.30%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.30%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.76%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.76%) Performance Testing
9 7 (3.76%) Software Engineering
9 7 (3.76%) People Management
10 6 (3.23%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.23%) Logistics
10 6 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.58%) SQL
2 24 (12.90%) Perl
3 23 (12.37%) PL/SQL
4 16 (8.60%) Python
5 14 (7.53%) Java
6 13 (6.99%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.84%) Korn
8 8 (4.30%) C
8 8 (4.30%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.76%) C#
10 6 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.23%) PHP
10 6 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.69%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.15%) AWK
12 4 (2.15%) C++
13 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (8.06%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) OCP
2 7 (3.76%) OCA
2 7 (3.76%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.69%) CCIE
3 5 (2.69%) JNCIE
4 3 (1.61%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB
6 1 (0.54%) MCP
6 1 (0.54%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) MCSA
6 1 (0.54%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.60%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (18.82%) Xen
3 11 (5.91%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.38%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (4.84%) vSphere
6 8 (4.30%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.76%) XenServer
8 6 (3.23%) NFS
9 5 (2.69%) vCloud
10 4 (2.15%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) SCOM
2 8 (4.30%) Puppet
3 7 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.23%) Opsview
5 5 (2.69%) Ansible
6 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (1.08%) SCCM
8 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 68 (36.56%) VMware
2 60 (32.26%) Cisco
3 50 (26.88%) Oracle
4 37 (19.89%) Red Hat
5 20 (10.75%) NetApp
6 18 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.45%) IBM
8 10 (5.38%) HP
9 8 (4.30%) SAP
9 8 (4.30%) Citrix
10 6 (3.23%) MKS
11 5 (2.69%) Juniper
11 5 (2.69%) SaltStack
11 5 (2.69%) F5
12 4 (2.15%) Polycom
12 4 (2.15%) IPFX
12 4 (2.15%) JD Edwards
13 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.08%) Zend
13 2 (1.08%) Google
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
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